Kiev is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. Kiev is known for its history, making it a cultural center. Despite the unstable economic and political situation in Ukraine, Kiev continues to be a scientific and industrial hub.
After NATO finally took note of Ukraine’s “aspiration” to get into the military alliance, ten years after its first application, Kiev praised the gesture and stated that its ambitions extend far beyond the symbolic status upgrade.
The Ukrainians were clearly over-consuming gas during periods when Russia’s Gazprom was supplying it, Naftogaz CEO said, days after Gazprom terminated its contract with the Ukrainian company and new gas shortages were revealed.
Clashes between police and protesters in central Kiev have left several people injured and scores detained. The demonstrators burned tires as police searched their camp, where grenades and smoke shells were found.
Over a dozen police officers suffered fractured noses, jaws and collarbones in a massive brawl that broke out after protestors armed with wooden clubs, stones and Molotov cocktails tried to break into the Ukrainian Parliament.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has called upon the US to stop supporting radical nationalists in Ukraine. It said recent attacks on the Russian Cultural Center in Kiev were inspired by US seizures of diplomatic property.
The latest phase of ex-Georgia leader - and now Ukranian opposition figure - Mikhail Saakashvili’s tumultuous career has ended abruptly inside of a café in Kiev. On Monday, he was deported from Ukraine to Poland.